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Humanities Public Lecture Series – Roger Sneed

July 1 @ 6:00 pm

We are offering this selection of organized thoughts from some of Furman’s most illustrious professors of the humanities to divert, delight, and enlighten our community in small ways, or great ways, during this difficult summer.

Tolle, Lege (“Take, Read”): Augustine of Hippo writes, in his Confessions, that at a critical moment in his life, he heard a child’s voicing chanting the Latin phrase tolle, lege, “take; read.” Wandering over to his scroll of scripture, he picked a passage at random, read it, and found enlightenment.

Dr. Roger Sneed
“The Dreamer and the Dream: Afrofuturism and Prophetic Visions of Blackness”
Live Q&A July 22, 6 p.m.

To register for the live Q&A’s, please email
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This effort has been a collaboration among Furman Humanities Faculty representing the departments of English, Religion, History, Asian Studies, Classics, and Modern Languages and Literatures, with support from the Furman Humanities Center, under the Directorship of Dr. Michele Speitz, and the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) under the Directorship of Nancy Kennedy. Special thanks to producer Dr. Christopher Blackwell.

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July 1
6:00 pm
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